A List of Dumb Things I’ve Done With Money

If you struggle with feelings of shame around money, I hope that seeing my speed bumps along the way will help you feel less alone.

Michael Reynolds | March 6, 2023

Should I Form an LLC for My Business Activity?

The Limited Liability Company, or “LLC” is a very common type of business structure, and for good reason. It tends to be convenient and easy to establish and comes with some benefits to the owner. So how do you decide if you should form an LLC?

Michael Reynolds | March 5, 2023

Demystifying the Different Types of Tax Professionals

Let’s walk through the different types of tax professionals, their credentials, and what they do so you can be better informed as you seek help with taxes.

Michael Reynolds | February 22, 2023

The Five Most Common Life Insurance Mistakes

Even for those Americans who are insured, it’s very common to fall into some of the most common mistakes made with life insurance.

Michael Reynolds | February 16, 2023

Three Automations to Improve the Flow of Money in Your Life

There are three primary areas of money that I’ve found to be most effective to automate. If you set up automatic recurring transfers in these key areas, you will be on your way to enjoying much more financial stability and lower stress.

Michael Reynolds | February 9, 2023

What Does it Mean to "Pay Yourself First?"

So what does it mean to pay yourself first and more importantly, is it a good idea?

Michael Reynolds | February 2, 2023

Should I Put My Emergency Fund in I Bonds?

While they don’t really make sense as an investment (since the interest rate is not designed to outpace inflation), I Bonds can serve as a vehicle for others parts of your financial plan, including your emergency fund.

Michael Reynolds | January 31, 2023

What is an Investment Policy Statement?

So how necessary is an Investment Policy Statement? While it’s not mission-critical, it does provide a valuable framework that can make larger impacts as time goes on. In serving the purpose of creating guidelines for both you and your financial advisor for investing, I would not underestimate the value it can have.

Michael Reynolds | January 26, 2023

How to Create a Transfer on Death Deed for Your Home

A Transfer on Death Deed can be used to designate a beneficiary for your house. So what is the advantage of setting up a Transfer on Death Deed for your house and how does it work?

Michael Reynolds | January 19, 2023